Ireland, John, 1879-1962

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VWL3502 Piece on Ralph Vaughan Williams by John Ireland

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS: EARLY DAYS1
by
JOHN IRELAND.

In the concluding years of the ‘nineties Vaughan Williams was a student...

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VWL2863 Letter from John Ireland to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear V.W.

I was delighted to get your greetings telegram on my 75th.  My mind always returns nostalgically to our early RCM1...

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VWL2479 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Ireland

My Dear John

I was very much touched and very grateful to you for your characteristic and generous letter.1
I remember well...

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VWL2475 “The Stanford Centenary” BBC talk by Vaughan Williams

AS BROADCAST:                                                                       Producer: Kay Fuller,
Recorded: 13.8.52. in Mixer 2...

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VWL2464 Letter from John Ireland to Ralph Vaughan Williams

My dear V.W.,

While the rare pleasure of meeting you yesterday is fresh in my mind, I take the opportunity of congratulating you for your...

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VWL2293 Letter from Hubert Foss to Ralph Vaughan Williams

Draft Letter to Dr. R. Vaughan Williams, O.M.

My dear Ralph

Much to my astonishment, B.B.C. Television have approached me to ask if...

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VWL3153 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Ireland

My Dear John

I have only just discovered that your birthday was yesterday so these words of admiration and affection are a day behind the...

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VWL2027 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Ireland

Dear John

That is a fine work - one of your best - & it is the best [of] you all the way through - so many works by most composers only...

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VWL1914 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to John Ireland

Dear John

I want to thank you for your beautiful work,1 both for my self and the choir who loves and admires it - They were a...

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VWL5001 Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Harold Child

Dear Harold
I feel very ungrateful and pernickety - but do we want fierce warlike words for that very sentimental unwarlike tune?
What...

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